Dec 2, 2012 1:00am PST
stocks. i don't care about the market. what does it mean to me, john doe. >> your tax goes up. moyer payroll taxes. >> pay rowe taxes are go up anyway obamacare kicks in and we're going to have a reduction on social security taxes. that's going to happen anyway. that's not the real issue at stake here. what we have going on with the country -- the politicians tearing each other apart or fighting as usuals is really over mastery, and this last few days is critical. what happened is the republicans want to step into the trap set for them by the democrats, which is, as the spider said to the fly, step into my parlor. and the republicans have a big hammer. when barack obama went out and overreached. this idea he should set the debt limit. if i were a republican, i would say stop everything. we're going to fight. >> i think the rep -- republicans have a communication problem. when the president gets up, he talks about middle class family and the ohio. i get it. then the republicans say, economy, and the debt ceiling, and the debt. it's not personal with what obama is saying. even in that
Dec 30, 2012 8:00am PST
jenny moyer in limbo. they are in the process of adopting this adorable boy. they traveled to russia. they spent a lot of time getting to know him. but the new law may change everything. joining me now are aaron and jenny moyer. thank you for taking the time to join us today, first of all. >> thank you. >> heather: so with the new year, you were expecting to add a new addition to your family. this precious four-year-old little boy. you have two biological sons, i believe. you have one adopted daughter. tell me about this boy? >> well, vitale is one of the kindest and most radiant people we have ever met. he's four. he has down's syndrome. he is just a treasure. >> heather: you were able to travel to russia. we are taking a look at the pictures of you playing with him. i am sure he has your heart already. tell me about your visits with him. >> he is just a joy to be with. he warmed up to us. he wants to play like any four-year-old boy would. progressively, through our visits, he got more and more warm and loving and he was very excited to see us. he just perked up when we come
Dec 29, 2012 1:00pm PST
moyer in 2004 and i was shocked to realize that 80% of electronics are illegally dumped in the developing country. and so i spent a couple years traveling around the world, looking at the different system, talking to officials and european union, in the u.s., as well as look at some of the facilities and i found this is after afterthought. that's why i started greenadvise. >> arthel: which is a great idea. what is it that you do to get rid of the dangerous elements of these products that would possibly endanger those children in those countries you're talking about? what do you do? >> one of the major things about greencitizen is that we provide education to the consumer and business because most people don't understand 80% of electronics are dumped. what we do is make it convenient to recycle with us and then we track all the items down to the brand name serial i.d. of the device and then we make sure that the electronic items that -- from the manufacturer are taken apart within 150 miles of our hub in san francisco area. and that's how we can control the whole dumping crisis.
Dec 24, 2012 8:00am PST
. -- cafes. they try to fix it, from lawn moyers to lamps. ones in seattle we went to see meet once a month and everyone is well come. >> this is really rewarding to actually have success story coming out. and even the things that we don't actually succeed in fixing, this is actually learning experience, to get things taken apart and see how they function and see what is wrong with it. >> reporter: well the goal is really to do away with our throwaway society. instead of buying new items they hope to teach other that is the old ones can work just as well. in an economy like this probably a good thing. kelly: sounds like a really good deal. one man's junk become's another's treasure. does it cost anything to join? >> reporter: no. the suggested ad ismation is -- admission is five dollars to rent out the meeting space. they point out you save money and help you do and of course save the planet. >> everything has built in obsolescence and minute it breaks or, the minute the newest gadget comes out people have to get the new one and throw the old one away. we don't have to live like tha